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I can't post this as a hot deal because it isn't one. What are your thoughts on the offering: $10.00 off an order of $200.00 or more.

So I get a 5% discount if I spend 200 bucks for this special holiday sale.

For the record, I love bgb. I have spent a lot of money there over the years.
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IMO its a good deal if you were about to buy from them right now anyway.

Otherwise it isn't worth considering.
 
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It's a sale though, I can't fault them for it. It wasn't something that interested me but I also just ordered from them the other day so I wasn't looking to buy at this moment anyway.

It's not like it's a big "sale" day either. This is not boxing day. Did any of the other board game retailers have much of a sale? I didn't notice any at least. I thought it was a nice touch at least.
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bholmes4 wrote:
Did any of the other board game retailers have much of a sale? I didn't notice any at least.

They're all having a "we're giving you courier shipping for the same price as our regular postal shipping rate" sale.
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I was super stoked. In between points levels, contemplating a couple purchases, then they posted this and it solved my issues. Can't really complain about 5% off anything you want.
 
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5% isn't even worth mentioning. But I'm sure it will encourage people to place orders anyway.
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Joel_L wrote:
5% isn't even worth mentioning. But I'm sure it will encourage people to place orders anyway.

So, then they don't need 5% off sales? I bet they would be glad to hear that, as they will make 5% more on each sale.

 
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If they normally ship Canadian Post then they're probably losing money to Canada by offering a sale at all with courier shipping as well

Well never mind...strike delayed!
 
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darthhugo wrote:
Joel_L wrote:
5% isn't even worth mentioning. But I'm sure it will encourage people to place orders anyway.

So, then they don't need 5% off sales? I bet they would be glad to hear that, as they will make 5% more on each sale.

No, it doesn't need to be mentioned here. As I said, I'm sure they are getting extra sales due to this 5% discount.
 
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darthhugo wrote:
Joel_L wrote:
5% isn't even worth mentioning. But I'm sure it will encourage people to place orders anyway.

So, then they don't need 5% off sales? I bet they would be glad to hear that, as they will make 5% more on each sale.


Who knows. Unless you had 200 worth of stuff you were planning to buy AND they had all of those titles in stock, I'm doubtful that such a promotion bumps sales all that much. It's a pretty high threshold.
 
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tobyjason wrote:
Can't really complain about 5% off anything you want.

Not if I only want a 50 dollar game.
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LJplays wrote:
tobyjason wrote:
Can't really complain about 5% off anything you want.

Not if I only want a 50 dollar game.
So whose fault is that?
 
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mcpranno wrote:
LJplays wrote:
tobyjason wrote:
Can't really complain about 5% off anything you want.

Not if I only want a 50 dollar game.
So whose fault is that?

Sorry I don't understand. I was just responding to the quoted comment.
 
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Davej360 wrote:
So a Canadian store doesn't have an American Independence Day sale?!?

Or is Canada day also called Independence Day and I'm just an ignorant yank. It's highly possible.

Canada Day is July 1st
Independence Day is July 4th
 
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Strange this year round not much mention on 4th of July Sales from major US stores. Last year news start circulating around 2nd or 3rd july.. So I am assuming there wouldnt be any
 
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I haven't done a 5% sale yet, but TheWarStore does it (miniatures) and Miniature Market did it at least once. So... some customers like these sales. Maybe it's just there to push 'em off the fence.

I *think* 5% doesn't mean anything to boardgamers because we only need 3-4 items to reach free shipping, so a big discount on one item is better than 5% off all items.
 
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discman3sg wrote:
Strange this year round not much mention on 4th of July Sales from major US stores. Last year news start circulating around 2nd or 3rd july.. So I am assuming there wouldnt be any

Not much more major online store sales probably due to the "price fix" from the publisher/distributor. Just something we crazy-buying gamers will need to adapt to.
 
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